Technical Sales Representative

Location: South Africa Posted Date: March 20, 2017
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Employer Job Id: CareerMine Job Id: 1345329

Job Specifications:

  • Leading automotive company in Johannesburg seeks a Technical Sales Rep to grow and develop new business within the industry.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets within the heavy duty vehicle industry
  • Ability to be a self-starter and find new customers is essential as well as service the current customer base
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge
  • Identify and resolve client concerns
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, activity, closings, follow-up and adherence to goals
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information or feedback gathered to management
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Participate in marketing events such as trade shows and exhibitions
  • 3 - 10 Years in the sales or marketing of auto electrical / automotive component industry (Truck/Bus/Military)
  • Technical skills are required with a trade test or technical diploma
  • Sales experience must include telephonic / cold calling / retail and wholesale
  • Ability to persuade and influence others
  • Develop and deliver presentations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of advertising and sales promotions techniques
  • Professional appearance and providing a positive company image


  • R10 000 - R13 000 Basic plus OTE Commission
  • Vehicle will be provided when clients need to be visited

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